February 2023


Rail Express is essential reading for today’s rail enthusiasts and photographers; and the February issue brings you the latest news, headlines, images and features from across the entire rail network, while also welcoming you to a new era for Rail Express.

Undoubtedly the best for modern traction photography, the magazine keeps readers informed and entertained with undiluted coverage of Britain’s railways in the diesel and electric era; and this month’s issue is the first for new editor, Richard Clinnick. Here’s what you’ll find inside…

Scotland’s Grand Plans

ScotRail service delivery director David Simpson talks exclusively to Richard Clinnick about new trains planned for Scotland and what this means for the existing fleets.

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IC7 Cab Ride

Richard Clinnick travels in style aboard a ScotRail Inter7City High Speed Train as it runs from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth.

Headlines News

Strikes continue, fares rise and GWR to return unused Class 769/9s.

Chasing the Castles

With their duties due to cease by the end of the year, Rail Express provides the planned diagrams for the Great Western Railway 2+4 High Speed Train fleets until May.

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As we enter a new year, Hornby has released details about its latest range of models. Rail Express Modeller also reviews the Accurascale Class 92, Heljan ‘O’ Gauge Class 27, Hornby’s reworked HST power cars and Rapido Trains open wagons. Nigel Burkin also models a ‘Classic’ ScotRail HST!

And there’s lots more to read in the February edition. If you like the look of this month’s issue, it’s available to order here. Alternatively, subscribe to save your pennies and receive every single issue through your letterbox, with free delivery.

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